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Banana Sponge Cake

Recipe: Strawberry Sponge w/ Banana sponge

Let’s Cook it Right” is a celebrated cookbook dedicated to good health, good sense, and good eating. Adelle Davis believed that food should first and foremost be delicious.  This cookbook is full of ways to prepare fresh foods of all kinds in the most minimally-impacted, health preserving manner.  This book contains easy to follow recipes, a table of equivalents and an index.  The nutritional facts below were prepared by the graduate students at Cal State Los Angeles’ School of Kinesiology and the Nutritional Science program.

Let’s Cook it Right Page #: 494

Amount for 4 servings:

1 3/4 cup         water

2tbs                 white granulated sugar

3 oz-wt             jello gelatin-lemon-dry mix

1/2 cup             evaporated whole milk-cnd

2 tbs                 fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup             whole dry powdered milk

1 cup                banana slices

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 215.63 g
Calories:  219.80
Protein:  6.60 g
Total fat: 4.70 g
Saturated fat: 2.85 g
Cholesterol:  16.89 mg
Carbohydrates:  40.29 g
Fiber: 0.93 g
Sodium:  139.17 mg
Iron:  0.23 mg
Vitamin A: 182.20 IU
Vitamin C:  8.21 mg
Vitamin D:  37.56 IU
Thiamin:  0.06 mg
Riboflavin: 0.24 mg
Niacin:  0.32 mg
Vitamin B6: 0.26 mg
Folic acid:  13.60 mcg
Magnesium:  26.73 mg
Vitamin K: 0.35 mcg
Diabetic Exchange Values:  0.6–fruit, other carbs/sugar–1.3, milk-skim-0.5, fat–0.8